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Park Celebrates Bridging the Foothills Parkway ‘Missing Link’

Park Celebrates Bridging the Foothills Parkway 'Missing Link'

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials hosted a celebration for the bridging of the Foothills Parkway’s ‘Missing Link’ earlier this month. Lane Construction Company of Charlotte, N.C. recently completed a seven-year project to design and build five bridges at a ...

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Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Dozens of Suspected Drug Dealers Indicted in Operation Fall Harvest

Law enforcement officers set out early Wednesday morning to arrest suspected drug dealers indicted by a Sevier County Grand Jury last week. According to the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the indictments of 37 alleged drug dealers are the result of ...

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Park Announces Single-Lane Road Closures for Tree Removal

Park Announces Single-Lane Road Closures for Tree Removal

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced temporary, single-lane closures along the southbound lanes of the Spur (US 441), the Gatlinburg Bypass, and Cherokee Orchard Road through Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 for the removal of trees along the roadways. In ...

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Appalachia Service Project Dedicates Two More Homes for Wildfire Victims

Appalachia Service Project Dedicates Two More Homes for Wildfire Victims

Appalachia Service Project dedicated two newly constructed homes in Gatlinburg to wildfire victims earlier this month. The organization is building new homes as a part of their disaster recovery efforts in Sevier County after wildfires swept through the Great Smoky ...

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Trike Motorcycle Fatality Reported on Newfound Gap in Smokies

Trike Motorcycle Fatality Reported on Newfound Gap in Smokies

Park officials say one person was killed and another injured after a trike motorcycle struck a vehicle on Newfound Gap Road on Friday, requiring a complex rescue from a steep ravine by emergency personnel. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Rangers ...

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